Ep 117: Joy Can Transcend with Que Johnson

Dissecting Success

21-03-2023 • 30 mins

In this episode, Blair Kaplan Venables and Que Johnson talk about how that waking up every single day is success, what resilience is, the importance of community and how she is a product of what can come from her environment.

About the Guest:

Born and raised on the south side of Chicago in the historical Englewood neighborhood Que Johnson quickly learned the importance of hard work and properly using your voice. At the age of 16 those attributes landed her in retail management and management training for 20 years managing over 400 million in retail sales. In addition to training over 1,000 new hires and managers. Her customer service and strategic sales methods took notice by customers and colleagues encouraging her to take interest in communications.

In 2012 on a big leap of faith The Purple Girl Show blog talk radio was birthed in her bedroom with a cellphone and computer with over 150,000 listeners to date! Interviews included NBA players, Reality Stars, Elected Officials, Activist and more. Landing her media coverage with BET Hip Hop Awards, Nike Chi League, Chicago Bud Billiken Parade VIP Reception, MC Lyte Vinal Release Party, and commentary on TMZ to name a few.

Now, Founder of 529 Management LLC a Lifestyle Branding and Brand Management Company Que helps Brands across the world tap into their core values by being recognized and trusted by their target market while standing out from the competition.

Que’s hard work and integral business practices have been featured in over 200 national publications such as Huffington Post, New York Weekly, Business Insider, Yahoo, Fox and more. As a speaker, business coach and Amazon Best Selling Author Que is always in a posture of servitude. Her company is positioned to becoming the leading source of branding and digital advertising.

Website: www.529management.com

FB: Que Johnson

IG: @iamquejohnson


Email: connect@529management.com

About the Hosts:

Blair Kaplan Venables is an expert in social media marketing and the president of Blair Kaplan Communications, a British Columbia-based PR agency. She brings fifteen years of experience to her clients which include global wellness, entertainment and lifestyle brands. She is the creator of the Social Media Empowerment Pillars, has helped her customers grow their followers into the tens of thousands in just one month, win integrative marketing awards and more.

Blair is listed in USA Today as one of the top 10 conscious female leaders to watch in 2022 and Yahoo! listed Blair as a top ten social media expert to watch in 2021. She has spoken on national stages and her expertise has been featured in media outlets including Forbes, CBC Radio, Entrepreneur and Thrive Global. Blair is an international bestselling author and has recently published her second book, ‘The Global Resilience Project.’ She is the co-host of the Dissecting Success podcast and in her free time, you can find Blair growing The Global Resilience Project’s community where users share their stories of overcoming life’s most difficult moments.


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